|Name:||Bashat Architects Engineers Ltd.|
|Client:||Bangladesh Cricket Board|
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium is simultaneously a renovation and redevelopment project (alternation & addition). In 1978, this stadium was originally designed and built as an athletics and football stadium at Mirpur. Later in 2004 the venue was handed over to BCB, initiating a project ‘HOME OF CRICKET’ with ‘Center of Excellence’ for better development of cricket. It was then converted into an International Cricket Ground following ICC (International Cricket Council) standard. Since then the venue is successfully hosting international cricket matches including world cup.
The scope of the work included renovation of the existing stadium facilities and design of a training academy and practice facilities both indoor and outdoor. To manage the crowd, two elevated plazas were added with commercial facilities underneath. This plaza guides the spectators’ to their respective destination while giving a grand feeling of entry to the stadium.
The project involved set of challenges including design of necessary upgraded facilities while keeping the existing concrete structure as it is and reconfiguration of the circulation path and spatial zoning for the general spectators , media, VIP, VVIP and the players without altering the original shape of the stadium.
The program for re-development included redesign of the central playground and practice field ; improvement of the spectator gallery with inclusion of grand stand, corporate stand and media center; design of cricket academy (Center of Excellence), elevated plaza; relocation of existing shops; provision of modern flood light system, video screen, score board, CCTV & public address system and overall face lifting . Among many other technical refurbishments, an improved drainage system in the main field has been introduced for quick runoff of the rain water. At different access points, digital controlling system (turnstile ticket control system) has been installed for the first time in the country.
Cricket is a very exciting game and it is overwhelmingly expanding internationally. For a growing nation like Bangladesh, the development of cricket in this country and the refurbishment of its cricket venues as international standard premises will certainly express the nations pride all over.
Team Leader And Principal Architect : Ar. Masud R. Khan
Ar. Tanvir Mahmud,Ar. Arif Anowar, Ar. Shubra Das, Ar.Tahnia Fahin Hossain
Civil : En. A.H.M Mahbubur Rahman and En. Utpal Kumar Dey
Electrical : En. Iqbal Hossain
Sanitary & Plambing: En. Ashrar Afridi Khan
NDE Ltd. , Rupatoli Builders, United & Decon, Desh Builders Ltd., GBB Ltd., Rahman Traders, MAC Consortium
Requiring Authority: Bangladesh Cricket Board
Executing Authority: National Sports Council
Total Construction Cost: 112 Crore (Approx)
| Image Gallery |